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UFC 263: Hooper vs Peterson 06/12/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC 263 Hooper vs Peterson 06-12-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC 263: Hooper vs Peterson 06/12/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will put things up to a higher gear as UFC 263 will take place this Saturday, June 12. This event will hold a sold-out crowd inside the Gila River Arena located in Glendale, Arizona. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are good choices to watch the matches at home. Marvin Vettori will hope to change the results from his previous match against Israel Adesanya in the main event. Steven Peterson will be going up against Chase Hooper for a featherweight bout in the undercard. This is going to be close but according to UFC online betting picks, Chase Hooper holds a small edge against Steven Peterson.

UFC 263: Hooper vs Peterson 06/12/2021

When: Saturday, June 12, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 263: Hooper vs Peterson 06/12/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Chase Hooper EV Steven Peterson -120

Chase Hooper

Chase Hooper is a young fighter at 21 years old and that is why he had the ring name as “The Teenage Dream”. His hometown is located in Enumclaw, Washington in the USA and he trains at the Combat Sport & Fitness stable. Hooper is six-foot-one and has been naturally fighting at the featherweight division. He already has eleven professional bouts and lost only once. Half of his wins came from submissions while also owning three knockouts. This is Hooper’s third fight in the UFC. After tasting his first career defeat in the hands of Alex Caceres, Hooper bounced back by submitting Peter Barrett via heel hook during UFC 256 just this December.

Steven Peterson

Steven Peterson is a 31-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Plano, Texas in the USA. He stands at five-foot-nine and has been polishing his fighting skills at the Fortis MMA fight stable. Peterson has been naturally fighting at the featherweight division and he is known as “Ocho” whenever he steps inside the cage. He has a professional record of 18-9 and eight of his wins came from submissions. Losing back-to-back matches against Luis Pena and Alex Caceres, Peterson ended 2019 with a victory over Martin Bravi back in UFC Fight Night 159 via knockout. This will be his first fight after 21 months. 

Hooper vs Peterson Betting Numbers

Hooper
Peterson
Record 10-1-1 18-9-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’1″ 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 74 70
Win by KO/TKO 30% 28%
Win by Submission 50% 44%
Decisions 20% 28%
Strikes landed per minute 4.43 4.65
Striking accuracy 45% 35%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.95 5.89
Striking defense 38% 56%
Takedown average 0.32 2.02
Takedown accuracy 7% 28%
Takedown defense 66% 75%
Submission average 2.20 0.40

Hooper vs Peterson Betting Picks

Having fought more consistently inside the MMA cage puts the young Chase Hooper as the favored fighter in the best sports gambling website. Steven Peterson is still a dangerous fighter for Hooper to go up against but his conditioning is a big question right now.